New drug gives Davisite a reprieve from a cancer death sentence

In September of 2005, Davis resident Allan McKillop was told he had developed metastatic melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, and that he had less than one year to live. Six years later, after participating in two experimental drug trials, the cancer has all but disappeared from his body. The former UC Davis professor of engineering […]

KDVS radio tower project delayed

Last year, UC Davis’ independent radio station, KDVS 90.3 FM, and Results Radio LLC announced their plans to construct a radio tower in South Davis, which would extend KDVS’ radio signal beyond Davis and into Sacramento. The tower received federal approval and was scheduled to be completed by last fall until South Davis neighbors objected. […]

New Davis cop cards now available

The seventh edition of Davis Police Department trading cards are now available. Forty-one officers, including Chief Landy Black, participated in the new edition, the first to be released since 2003. The purpose of the cards is to encourage youths to interact with the officers who serve their community. “It’s a good icebreaker,” said Sgt. Frank […]

Friend or foe: choosing trees to plant in Davis

Special to The Enterprise * Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series. Davis residents can choose the best trees to plant this fall by picking up the new “A Tree Guide for Davis,” developed by Tree Davis, the California Center for Urban Horticulture and PG&E. The guide can be found at Tree […]

To your good health

Shoppers line up for farm-fresh summer produce at the Toledo Farms stand at the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays at the hospital’s main entrance, 2000 Sutter Place. Seven farmers will be at the market this week, selling fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and flowers. Prepared foods […]

Two cats perish in Woodland blaze

The Woodland Fire Department is investigating the cause of an early morning blaze that killed two pet cats Tuesday morning. The fire was reported shortly after 4 a.m. at a home at Idle Wheel Mobile Estates, 907 Bourne Drive. Firefighters arrived at unit No. 89 to find smoke and flames pouring from the single-story structure, […]

Hot books, cold ice cream on the Senior Center’s agenda

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., has several programs planned this month, ranging from an ice cream social to a presentation on hot new books. Stan Forbes, owner of The Avid Reader at the Tower in Sacramento, will discuss current books at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. Forbes visits the Senior Center on the […]

Learn about benefits of hedgerows at Sept. 8 workshop

A free workshop on hedgerows for pollinators and beneficial insects will run from 7:45 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 8, in Esparto. The workshop will cover incorporating hedgerows into a farming operation, funding incentives, benefits of crop production, attracting beneficial pollinators, plant selection and more. Also included is a walking tour of a mature hedgerow. […]

1991 Blue Devils celebrate 20 years

The Davis High School Class of 1991 will celebrate its 20-year reunion on Sept. 10 at Tres Hermanas Restaurant, 805 Second St. in downtown Davis. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with margaritas, beer and food on the patio. Then, the group will head into the dining room to “boogie down” or just hang out […]

Author takes a positive approach to bipolar disorder

NAMI Sacramento, a local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host a talk Monday, Sept. 12, by Tom Wootton titled “Bipolar In Order.” He’ll speak from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the former SMUD Building auditorium, 6201 S St. in Sacramento. Wootton is the author of three books: “Bipolar In Order: Looking […]

‘Spell of the Beast’ staged Saturday

The Davis Art Center’s Youth Theatre production of “Spell of the Beast” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Art Center, 1919 F St. A $3 donation will be collected at the door, and will be given to the American Red Cross. The show is designed for people of all ages who love […]

Creative dramatics class has openings

A few spots are still open in the Davis Art Center’s Creative Dramatics Camp, which begins Monday at the center, 1919 F St. The camp, for children ages 6-8, meets from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. next Monday through Friday. Students will use creative dramatics techniques to produce “Little Wolf,” a Native American story. All participants are guaranteed […]

Davis Ace hosts kitchen class

Davis Ace presents a free class on “Gadget Use & Recipe Reading” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, in the Housewares Building, 240 G St. Chef Judi will give participants a better understanding of the kitchen, help them get the most from their kitchen gadgets and confidently follow any recipe. For information, call […]

Park task force meets Thursday

A meeting of the city of Davis’ Peripheral Innovation Park Task Force is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Chambers Conference Room at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. The public is welcome.